Sean O'Shaughnessey on September 24th, 2016
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Company name Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc.
Stock ticker ULTA
Live stock price (ULTA: 237.01 -1.37 -0.57%)
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $348.8
Target stock price (averages with growth) $389.28
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $179.32
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $345.07

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ulta

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. is a beauty retailer. The Company operates specialty retail stores selling cosmetics, fragrance, haircare and skincare products, and related accessories and services. The Company operates through three segments: retail stores, salon services and e-commerce. The Company also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring hair, skin and brow services. The Company offers approximately 20,000 products from over 500 beauty brands across all categories and price points, including its own private label, the Ulta Beauty Collection. The Company operates over 870 stores in approximately 50 states. The Company offers a loyalty program, Ultamate Rewards, and targeted promotions through its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. It also offers promotions and coupons, in-store events and gifts with purchase. The Company's e-commerce business, Ulta.com, provides access to product and store information, beauty trends and techniques.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on September 23rd, 2016
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Company name Under Armour Inc
Stock ticker UA
Live stock price (UA: 39.45 -0.45 -1.13%)
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $30.45
Target stock price (averages with growth) $38.62
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $23.5
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $50.35

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=ua

Under Armour, Inc. is engaged in the development, marketing and distribution of branded performance apparel, footwear and accessories for men, women and youth. The Company's segments include North America, consisting of the United States and Canada; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia-Pacific; Latin America, and Connected Fitness. Its apparel is offered in various styles and fits to improve comfort and mobility, regulate body temperature and improve performance regardless of weather conditions. Its footwear offerings include football, baseball, lacrosse, softball and soccer cleats, running, basketball and outdoor footwear. Its accessories primarily include the sale of headwear, bags and gloves. Its accessories include HEATGEAR and COLDGEAR technologies. It offers digital fitness platform licenses and subscriptions, along with digital advertising through its MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, Endomondo and UA Record applications.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Under Armour Inc.

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Company name Trinity Industries Inc
Stock ticker TRN
Live stock price (TRN: 24.00 -0.53 -2.16%)
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $28.
Target stock price (averages with growth) $25.08
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $12.54
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $30.28

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=trn

Trinity Industries, Inc. is a diversified industrial company that owns a range of businesses providing products and services to the energy, transportation, chemical and construction sectors. The Company's products and services include railcars and railcar parts; parts and steel components; the leasing, management and maintenance of railcars; highway products; aggregates; inland barges; structural wind towers; steel utility structures; storage and distribution containers, and trench shields and shoring products. The Company's segments include the Rail Group, Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, Construction Products Group, Energy Equipment Group, Inland Barge Group and All Other Groups. Its Rail Group is a manufacturer of freight and tank railcars in North America used for transporting a range of liquids, gases and dry cargo, through Trinity Rail Group. The Company's Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group is a provider of rail industry services in North America.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Trinity Industries Inc as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on September 23rd, 2016
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Company name Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Stock ticker TMO
Live stock price (TMO: 157.66 +0.00 +0.00%)
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Fair
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $156.83
Target stock price (averages with growth) $144.35
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $77.72
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $157.26

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=tmo

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. develops, manufactures and sells a range of products. The Company is a provider of analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software and services for research, manufacturing, analysis, discovery and diagnostics. The company operates through four segments: Life Sciences Solutions, Analytical Instruments, Specialty Diagnostics, and Laboratory Products and Services. Through the Life Sciences Solutions segment, it provides reagents, instruments and consumables used in biological and medical research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines, as well as diagnosis of disease. Through the Analytical Instruments segment, it provides instruments, consumables, software and services. The Specialty Diagnostics segment offers diagnostic test kits, reagents, culture media, instruments and associated products. The Laboratory Products and Services segment offers self-manufactured and sourced products for the laboratory.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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Sean O'Shaughnessey on September 22nd, 2016
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Company name Gentherm Inc
Stock ticker THRM
Live stock price (THRM: 30.93 -0.94 -2.95%)
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Poor
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Fair
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $47.37
Target stock price (averages with growth) $52.44
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $23.91
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $47.4

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=thrm

Gentherm Incorporated (Gentherm) is a global technology company, which is engaged in the design, development, and manufacturing of innovative thermal management technologies and automotive cable systems. The Company has two segments: Automotive and Industrial. The Automotive segment comprises Gentherm's three geographic operating segments: North America, Europe and Asia. The Industrial segment represents the combined results from its remote power generation systems business for industrial applications and its advanced research and product development division, which is researching and developing products for a range of different markets. Its products include Climate Control Seats (CCSs), Heated Seats, Battery Thermal Management (BTM) solutions, remote electric power generation systems, heated and cooled cup holder, thermal storage bin, Heated Steering Wheel, Heated Door and Armrest, and Heated and Cooled Mattress.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Gentherm Inc.

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